A shorthanded wrestling team took to the mat to face Saint Croix Lutheran on thursday night. The wrestlers represented themselves well in their first home meet of 2018, but dropped a hard fought battle 48-23.
The team forfeited four weight classes which resulted in 24-0 lead for Saint Croix which was too much for the home team to overcome.
There were 10 individual matches contested and the teams split those five wins apiece.
Earning wins for the Islanders were Matt Benson winning by fall at 113lbs, Matthew Lehmann winning by fall at 152lbs, Jack Leonard winning by decision 138lbs, Devan Riley winning by decision at 195lbs and Dason Thomas winning by technical fall at 106lbs.
Freshman Dason Thomas improved his record to 16-1 and is currently ranked #10 @ 106lbs in class AA.
The wrestlers will travel to Norwood Young America on saturday to compete in the Raider Invitational, wrestling begins at 10:00am